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November 19, 1924     The Catalina Islander
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PAGE SIX Published Every Wednesday at WINDLE'S PRINT SHOP AVALON, CALIFORNIA. E. WINDLB. - Editor and Owner CHAS. H. SMITH" - Associate Editor SUBSCRIPTION RATES (in advance). Three Years ........................ Five Dollars (Only When Paid in Advance). One Year .................................. Two Dollars Six Months .......................... One Dollar Three Months .......................... Fifty Cents Single Copies ................................ Five Cents ADVERTISING RATES Display Adv~Tislng 50c per Inch, Each Insert/on,, 500 Inches During a Period of Six Months, 35c per Inch. Liners 10c per Line, Minimum 2So. Entered as Second-Class Matter March 31, 1914, at the Postoffice at Avalon, Calif. Under the Act of March 3, 1897. The columns of the Islander are open to the general public, on any of the fol- lowing subjects: Local Politscs and Oov- ernmen, Fishing, Hunting and Camping. Items of local news interest will be greatly appreciated. Help to build up your town by pat- ronizing the Islander advertisers. The laying of the corner stone of the new High School building has been postponed until December 6th. Fur- ther particulars will be given later. Mr. Merchant: Do you know that newspaper advertising is one of the most powerful .invisible hands that pushes and persuades persons to pa- tronize your store ? The last time we saw our genial friend Mr. Tom Reed of Pasadena, who is visiting here, he was making a bird cage. Someone asked Tom what he was doing, and he replied "Making birdcages for old maids." The bungalettes removed from Cres- cent avenue to make room for the new theatre building have been located in Villa Park, and quite a number of new bungalettes are also being built there. The present park grounds will soon be filled. The showers last week have brought up the grass on the hillsides. Where sheltered by last year's growth the tiny shoots are two Or three inches in length. On bare ground the cold nights are retarding the growth of the blades, though the roots are spreading. With a few more timely showers the hill- sides will be green by Christnaas. Ott's Grocery has purchased a new Ford chassis from the Hubbard Auto Sales Co., represented in Avalon by Captain Claude Walton. McMinn and James, of the Avalon Transfer Co., have also placed orders for two new trucks, to take care of their increased business. "ALEX" AND "CHARLEY" ARE IN BUSINESS. The Avalon Radio and Electric Shop "has secured the contract for wiring the new school building, and several other new structures that are now under construction by the Santa Catalina lsland Company. Mr. R. S. Alexander and Mr. Charles Shewmaker, two local young men, have recently purchased the electrical supply business former- ly owned by Mr. Flannigan, at 607 Crescent avenue. Alex says: "Tell 'era I said we'll install any kind of electric fixtures, and that Charley Shewmaker is a bear when it comes to repairing radio sets." Catalina will give you the rest of your life. Come to Catalina. SCOUTING IN AVALON Friends of Mr. H. Benjamin Robi- son will be interested to know that he has been appointed Field Executive of Pasadena District Council, which in- cludes Avalon. Mr. Trask and Mr. Robison have planned so that he can still continue with the Avalon scout work, at least for a while. In the future scout meetings will be held on Monday. The Cubs will meet at 3:30 every Monday afternoon, and the land scouts will meet at 4:30. The sea scout meeting until their boat ar- rives, will be held at 6:30. It may be necessary once in a while to change the meeting day, but not often. Three new scouts passed their ten- derfoot test this week, and were ad- mitted to troop No. 1. They are Bert Scott, Edgar Harrison and Glenn Hoover. Roy Smith passed his tenderfoot test and will soon be admitted to the mus- ter roll of the sea scout ship. The boys have found out that the surest way to keep Mr. Robison here is to get busy and work on their scout work. Mr. Robison will be in charge of the big seamanship reunion of about eighty (80) scouts who took the course in seamanship while in camp this summer. Mr. A. B. Bonnar, an old sailor, will be chief of the galley, and a real ship's supper of hurrican stew, hard tack and plum duff will be served. In the even- ing a fine program will be given on the quarter deck. Signal officer, Malcolm Renton, of the local sea scout ship, will give a demonstration of the use of code flags. The invitations to this affair were printed by sea scout Thee. Sierks, who is working on his merit badge in print- ing. On- Friday, the' 21st, all scouts of Avalon who are members of the Tribe" of Torqua will go to Camp Hunting- ton to attend the Annual Pew-Wow. This is one of the big events of the year in scouting. .It has been suggested by Mr. Robi- son that a new scout uniforan makes a dandy Christmas present; also a year's subscription to "Boys Life," the official Boy Scout magazine, which every scout should have. Price, $2.00 per 2tear. WHAT" ABOUT THIS? Hen. Editor : I very sorry that peoples are in this large city whose comprehend of tuning excellent, and vice-verses, music that aproaches thru air, is much less than something ! In place No. 1: sowworful indeed, but fact seems present that somebodi'es on Island have knowledge none of us- ing receiver that regenerations! Thus making fearful squeakings for all rest community. I ask, you, Hen. Ed. what is least worst to do under pre- sently-unhappy conditions ? Somebody say: "educate the masses," but much easier to write on this type machine than to make accomplishment, as you will honorably agree! In place No. 2: suspicions exist as to who perpetrations all squeakings, but Suspected Person very High Col- lar and exceedingly shut to all sug- gestiveness that his schooling in radio leaves greatly to the imagination! Otherwise I am, And trust this discovers you the same. NB No. l(I excuse myselfs to Hashi- moto Togo San.) NB No.2: (all regeneratety receivers should get yellow ticket.) RADIO INSECT. Catalina--"in all the world no trip like this." THE CATALINA GET YOUR REFUND The cruiser yacht Tiburon, owned by Gad Morgan of Los Angeles, has just received its fall cleanup at the F. & S. yards Wilmington. This indicates that the vessel will be kept in commission throughout the winter months. With the announcement that the Avalon landing floats will be kept in Fifty thousand dollars in checks, drawn in favor of California's taxpayers, are by Collector of Internal Reventle B. Goodcell. Checks for various amounts ing the 25 per cent refund on taxes paid this year, which thorized by the 1924 were mailed to taxpayers at the dress given in their income Six thousand of these checks were turned by the Postoffice taxpayers had moved and left ~ao warding addresses. Publicity given the returned by the newspapers resulted ig taxpayers calling at office and claiming their cheekS' of which was for $3,000. Four sand checks remain unclaimed- The following taxpayers in have refuncl checks awaiting they should communicate ..... lector Goodcell at once: Duff y, Frank, Avalon, readiness all winter, several of the White, Charles Henry Avalon, members of the Catalina Island Yacht Wisherch C. E., Catalina, Calii Club have repainted their boats. A- Collector of Internal RevenUe,.:~ mong the regular visitors each week is218 Federal Building, ~i Harry J. Mallen in his cruiser Harry Los Angeles, Calif0r~ ~ Jr. MARY WILLIAMS Hal Roach's famous power yacht gular~ing Gypsy is on the G. & W. Wilming- At the re of the ton ways for the installation of anWilliams Club held in the Fore~ electric winch, "and for alterations to Inn, Mrs. D. M. Renton was ele.~ the keel. After the repairs are corn- temporary chairman in the abserJ.c~i~ pleted, Captain Hal expects to get the regular presiding officer, wn~. vacationing on the mainland. ,~ more speed from his palatial craft.Robert V. Baker read an inter~t~i The La Jota, flagship of Admiral C.paper on "The Ladies of the v':tei. Benton Wilson of Southern California House." Another entertaining lY~i,a Yachting Association, left Wilmington was read bv Mrs. Laura C. Gt]teo~te~ lakt Friday for a three weeks cruise to on "EduCational Week. The t~, Ensenada. was written by Mrs. Mary ShegJ'[~i National President of the GenCi~ e 0" Federated Clubs After the r g~.~f, , . _30 t order of business had been dispose ;tll , . ~1 the ladles enjoyed themselves _ .a games, etc.The next meeting ft}fr, It is rumored that quite a number of the larger power boats will be used during the months of December and January to make trips to Mexican wa- ters, to enable their owners and guests to hunt and fish. GITCHEE GUMEE CAMP FIRE Last Friday evening the Camp Fire Girls held their regular meeting. They practiced the pieces for the Gitchee Gumee Kitchen Band. Mr. Ogden, di- rector, who has just returned from his vacation, was present. The meeting previous to this, Nov. 7, Miss Eliza- beth MacLean resigned her office as treasurer and librarian, owing to the fact that she will leave for the main- land soon. Miss Patty Lee has ac- cepted the office as librarian. Miss Martha Meyer resigned her office as Vice-president and took over the of- fice of treasurer, while Miss Miriam Burgess was elected Vice-president. P. T. A. "MEETING Keep in mind the regular monthly meeting of the Catalina Parent-Teach- er Association, to be hekt in the Con- gregational Church next Thursday evening. Every person in any way in- terested in the Avalon schools is urg- ed to be present. The social, music and other commit- tees have the program in charge and it pronfises to be both entertaining and instructive. Some items that we know of are "Scrambled Letters" and an "Observation Memory Test;" a song by Mr. Ralph Heywood, instrumental solo by Miss Putnam, and the High School Glee Club will lead in corn- community singing. club will be held on ThursdaY noon, Decem'ber llth. P. S. Alien is completely rera~-tlae ing his place of business adjoining " postoffice. a Ile Harry Tregarthen is hawng . .~. roof placed upon his East Whttu~ avenue residence, the "Owls' NeSt. iJ Ys After being closed for a feW tlae while alterations were going on,-d" Avalon Care is again open for~u ness. site Grading is in progress on the tile for the new Strand Theatre, on corner of Crescent and Claressa ave" neus. Mr. C. R. Olsen of Glendale, ~ building a new btmgalow residence the second terrace of East Av~.~I terrace. rio Enlargement of the billiard parl~d the Wrigle mansion on Mt Ada, .~ other alterations therein, g~ zp, building an even more impressive pearance than formerly. Dr. E. W. Minney is having an,~tt0 tractive looking second story addend, his Avalon Hill residence. A ma~"d ficent view of the bay and cha0n~ may be had from the broad window" on its seaward side. ~ot ~0 'qNhen you have found the kytd happiness, don't get confused anU,6# thc key for another door.''--Graw" Charley.